Liberia is still wiping off the dust from the more than 14 years of uncivil war. The years of bloodbath destroyed the entire nation’s economy and is still having its toll today – this is why a political machination in the form of the ‘Weah Step Down Campaign’ that seeks to dethrone a government is frightening.
The National Elections Commission has withheld the certification of Grand Cape Mount’s senator-elect until it has adjudicated a complaint filed by Unity Party in the October 5 senatorial by-election.
Citizens of Grand Cape Mount voted on Saturday in a senatorial by-election to elect a replacement for the late Senator Edward Dagoseh.
The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.
At the official opening of a special presidential retreat held at the Farmington Hotel over the weekend, President George Weah appealed to members of the National Legislature to approve eight revised propositions for referendum to amend the 1986 constitution.
Following final official tally of votes in the senatorial by-election in Montserado, the National Elections Commission on Friday, August 2, declared Abraham Darius Dillon of the opposition Liberty Party winner of the July 29 senatorial elections in Montserrado.
Yesterday, a planned protest organized by the Council of Patriots seemed to go astray amid a gathering of a small group of protesters near Capitol Hill without the presence of their leaders. The day’s events later got complicated, as rioting sprouted on Tubman Boulevard, causing major traffic.
Ahead of Liberia’s 172nd Independence Day celebrations, Alexander Cummings is reminding Liberians that although Liberia holds the title of Africa’s oldest republic, the country’s status does not reflect this.